Love and Other Poisions

By charles stone

Draft 9 Posted Date: 6/9/2015

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Genre:

Literary fiction

Word Count:

15,182

About the Book:

From the waste no words, easy-to-read voice of charles stone comes an incendiary collection of characters, grappling with loss, pain and joy of everyday existence. In a diverse mixture of genres, you’ll feel the heartbreak of Shela, a depressed single mother drawn out in A Promise Broken. The erotic and creepy Hunt and Peck introduces Michael an eleven-year-old boy searching for love in the twenty-first century. In Me and Baby Brother, a birthday greeting helps Charles overcome forty years of guilt. The heart-warming story of love between a bus driver and a dog in Eleven O’clock Lunch will restore your faith in humanity. The signature story, When Love Calls, showcases the love between two people from different walks of life; Ramona a woman who has almost given up on finding love and Ajay, a single father of three fighting to keep his family together. Ciara, a model, and Kalif, a writer on vacation reflect on their relationship. In Cherri, a young girl is tormented by her new baby brother. charles stone is a talented writer with an artist’s sensibility. Each short story in this debut collection, Love and Other Poisons, contains proof that all of us travel towards one goal - the search for love.

About the Author:

I am a retired educator, mentor, and child advocate. My passion is flash fiction and short stories. My home is the friendliest town in America, Pittsburgh, PA

Author's Note:

I am looking for feedback from a reader''s point of view. Is each story believable and easy to read.

Requested feedback Criteria: Overall Feedback, Point of View, Plot, Dialogue, Pacing, Continuity

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